TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lanner Electronics, Inc (TAIEX 6245), a global leader in SDN/NFV ready hardware solutions, is partnering with Brain4Net, an innovative SDN/NFV solution vendor and ONF member, to launch ONF-certified network appliances, optimized by B4N SwitchOS. The network appliances by Lanner in this collaboration has successfully completed the certification process under OpenFlow Conformance Testing Program at the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), and received the OpenFlow Version 1.3.4 Switch Conformance Test Report. Lanner's participating x86-based appliances FW-8894 and NCA-5510, along with B4N SwitchOS have become the world's firstOpenFlow switches that have passed extensive rounds of testing and able to guarantee the highest level of product conformance with OpenFlow specifications as well as the ecosystem-readiness deployment.
Lanner SDN/NFV-ready Appliances
Lanner FW-8894 and NCA-5510 are the selected x86 platforms for OpenFlow Conformance Testing Program. The two 1U high performance network appliances are driven by Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3/v4 processor family, DDR4 memory and redundant design. Both appliances are scalable through 4 NIC module slots, supporting 100G/40G/25G/10G Fiber/Copper configurations along with advanced LAN bypass function. The performance-oriented hardware design makes them the perfect appliances for the latest SDN/NFV applications such as vCPE, SD-WAN and SD-security.
Brain4Net's B4N Switch OS
Brain4Net has developed B4N SwitchOS as an integral part of the B4N Service Platform, the flagship product of Company. B4N SwitchOS is a lightweight multi-platform Network OS which delivers high-performance packet processing capability in virtualized environments as well as on hardware appliances, including ASICs, NPUs, and x86 platforms. B4N SwitchOS helps customers enable feature-rich SDN networking by supporting the complete set of OpenFlow 1.3.4 features, flexible pipelines and value-added services beyond the industry specifications.
"As a result of a concentrated effort by Lanner, the Brain4Net R&D team and our partners from the UNH-IOL, Lanner x86 platform featuring B4N SwitchOS has become the world's first OpenFlow switch by successfully passing more than 500 extensive tests in accordance with OpenFlow Conformance Testing Program!" said Oleg Schapov, CEO of Brain4Net. "The validated OpenFlow conformance guarantees that Lanner x86 network appliances with installed Network OS by Brain4Net will meet the technical requirements of an OpenFlow-based network."
About Lanner Electronics, Inc.
Lanner Electronics Inc (TAIEX 6245) is a world leading provider of design, engineering and manufacturing services for advanced and customizable SDN and NFV network computing appliances. www.lannerinc.com
About Brain4Net, Inc.
Brain4Net, Inc. is a leading next-generation networking solutions provider for cost-efficient, high-performance, agile, multi-vendor infrastructures adding value to Service Providers, Enterprises and Hyperscale Companies.https://brain4net.com/
SOURCE Lanner Electronics